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Turlock library’s friends in need of some support

Turlock library’s friends in need of some support

Any book lover can attest to the fact that there never seems to be enough book shelf space. The Friends of the Turlock Public Library are facing this problem about a hundred times over.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:29 p.m.
Teens plagued by distracted driving

Teens plagued by distracted driving

The likelihood of a teen driver getting into a collision because of distractions from cell phones, music players, and the like, is far greater than previously believed according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:27 p.m.
State campaign aims to stamp out e-cigarette use

State campaign aims to stamp out e-cigarette use

In the wake of a new report that found e-cigarettes pose serious health risks and are just as addictive as conventional cigarettes, the California Department of Public Health is launching a campaign to put a damper on the vapor devices.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:24 p.m.
Young authors receive motivation for literary futures

Young authors receive motivation for literary futures

“When you hear the word ‘author’ you may only associate it with adults, but what many people don’t realize is that anyone with a love of writing and a lot of perseverance can become an author if they set their mind to it—no matter what age they are.”

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:22 p.m.


Authorities bust counterfeit ring operating in Central Valley

A federal grand jury has indicted 10 men on allegations they were making and selling counterfeit movies and music in the Central Valley, including in Turlock.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:18 p.m.


Assyrian New Year celebration postponed

The flags in front of the Turlock Assyrian American Civic Club are flying at half mast and the club's Resha’D Nisan Celebration, planned for today, has been postponed due to the passing of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:18 p.m.
University hosts 20th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

University hosts 20th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

The gratitude felt towards activist Cesar Chavez, who dedicated his life to improve the treatment, pay and working conditions of farm workers, was clearly demonstrated by California State University, Stanislaus when just one year after his death in 1993, the university organized what would be its first annual Cesar Chavez Celebration.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:17 p.m.
Turlock's growing food processing niche

Turlock's growing food processing niche

When former mayor John Lazar expressed a vision of making Turlock the “Silicon Valley of Food Processing,” it was with companies like Certified Laboratories in mind.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:16 p.m.
Educating the next generation of nurses

Educating the next generation of nurses

California State University, Stanislaus student Erick Padilla had no idea that all the afternoons he spent after school waiting for his dad to pick him up from Oak Valley Hospital would ultimately inspire him to become a nurse.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:14 p.m.


Suspects in Craigslist shoe deal shooting identified

The two suspects responsible for a shooting in Turlock following a Craigslist initiated transaction of shoes have been identified and are facing a litany of criminal charges.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:13 p.m.


Craigslist deal for shoes ends in gunshots

An attempt to sell a pair of tennis shoes on Craigslist ended with a shooting after the would-be buyers gave the sellers counterfeit cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 9:32 p.m.


Bus drivers seek city help to address insufficient wages

The public participation portion of Tuesday’s Turlock City Council meeting quickly turned into a plea for help as a legion of Turlock bus drivers took to the podium to voice their frustrations regarding what they regard as less than adequate wages.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:32 p.m.


Civil grand jury applications being accepted

The selection process for the 2015-2016 Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury has started.  Citizens interested in serving on the Civil Grand Jury are encouraged to contact the Grand Jury Office at 558-7766 or go on line at: http://stanct.org/sites/default/files/Affidavit%202015_2016.pdf  to download an application form. 

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:03 p.m.


County crackdown on drunk drivers

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is planning a crackdown on impaired drivers with a countywide saturation patrol.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:03 p.m.
The Double T opens its doors to the public for the first time with open house

The Double T opens its doors to the public for the first time with open house

Name of business: The Double T

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:02 p.m.
Honoring women who make a difference

Honoring women who make a difference

March is Women’s History Month and the American Association of University Women could not think of a better way to celebrate than by honoring local women who are making history today.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Emanuel Cancer Center earns national accreditation

Emanuel Cancer Center earns national accreditation

The Emanuel Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:58 p.m.
Merced County rolls out Bookmobile

Merced County rolls out Bookmobile

A library is a treasure trove of adventures, romances, mysteries, fantasies and now the Merced County Library is bringing that treasure out on the road and to their patrons.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:56 p.m.
Eggs-plosive trend in backyard chicken farming

Eggs-plosive trend in backyard chicken farming

The enactment of Proposition 2 earlier this year not only spurred the literal movement of chickens in enriched cages throughout the egg industry, but another movement entirely: owning backyard chickens.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:53 p.m.
Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:51 p.m.
Farmers’ market moves to E. Main Street

Farmers’ market moves to E. Main Street

More change is coming to the Turlock Certified Farmers’ Market this season. Not only will the farmers’ market move from Friday mornings to Saturday mornings this season, but it will also move location.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:49 p.m.
Turlock’s vintage scene

Turlock’s vintage scene

Vintage shops are far from rare in downtown Turlock and come April one more will be joining the scene: Farm House.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 11:01 p.m.
Caroline Monroe honored as Distinguished Young Woman of Turlock

Caroline Monroe honored as Distinguished Young Woman of Turlock

Since Caroline Monroe’s two older sisters, Olivia Monroe and Meredith Monroe, were both named Distinguished Young Women in previous years, it only made sense that the youngest sister would follow in their footsteps.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 7:44 p.m.
Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock Diaz was 14 when he was arrested for murder. Now, after his sentencing on Monday, he'll likely be in his 60s before he's even eligible for parole.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 6:42 p.m.

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